September 2019

Vancouver ranked Canada’s #1 for real estate investment in 2020

Posted on Sep 30, 2019 in Real Estate

“Despite headwinds” in housing, PwC forecasts strong commercial sector combined with likely residential recovery makes Vancouver the hottest market to watch

The PwC Canada Emerging Trends has recently ranked Vancouver to be the best spot in Canada if you're looking for real estate investment in 2020, in their Real Estate report.

In the “Markets to Wa...

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Avalanche of Apartment Buildings Hitting Metro Vancouver Market

Posted on Sep 30, 2019 in Real Estate

“This is unprecedented,” said Goodman, who has been selling rental apartment buildings for 18 years.

This means that in Goodman's 18 years of working in the real estate rental market, he has never seen this happen.

Goodman also noted that most of the potential sellers are families that live in Vancouver, and that have held rental property for years...

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5 Incredible Vancouver Condos For Sale

Posted on Sep 25, 2019 in Real Estate

Everyone knows that Vancouver is filled with some of the most beautiful condos in the country. And there definitely is not a shortage of them, there is so many of them it is quite difficult to choose for most home buyers. Luxury condos are certainly a very familiar sight for everyone that lives in the area. That is why we have this article put toge...

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Vancouver condo developers head to Hong Kong

Posted on Sep 19, 2019 in Real Estate

There is debate over whether anti-government protests in Hong Kong will lead to an exodus of its residents, but Vancouver developers are piling into the Chinese territory to offer Canadian condos to anyone planning an exit.

In Hong Kong, the vice-president of international property at Soho – Hong Kong’s version of LinkedIn, however Soho has a focus...

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Rotary Club of West Vancouver Sunrise - North Vancouver Museum and Archives

Posted on Sep 17, 2019 in Community

The Rotary Club of West Vancouver Sunrise had speakers from the North Vancouver Museum and Archives. John Gilmour is the President of the NVMA Society. John and our Rotary Club President, Matt Gul have a long time established friendship, John's son, Dan Gilmour is helping Matt in his company with marketing strategies and he is also volunteering at...

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How Can I Avoid Paying Vacancy Tax on a Second Home in Vancouver?

Posted on Sep 16, 2019 in Real Estate

You may have been confused about the Vacancy taxes and focused on figuring out a way on how you can avoid them, here is how.

Every week, Mansion Global poses a tax question to real estate tax attorneys. Here is this week’s question.

Q: I have a second home in Vancouver that I only use for the summer, how do I get around paying the vacancy tax?

A: Vanc...

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